Proud Beijing No. 55 High School grads flash their diplomas
Today we conclude our series on international high school graduations in Beijing. To read the whole series, visit our archive here. Stay tuned next week for the results of our editor’s panel choices for the top 3 Graduation Speeches of 2011.
Beijing No. 55 High School
Beijing No. 55 High School was founded in 1957 and became the first school in the Chinese mainland to offer the international baccalaureate program in 1994. Since then, more then 4000 students from 110 countries have come to study at No. 55.
This year’s graduates celebrated with a ceremony on June 28t. Under the hard work of both students and faculty, the graduates of this year’s graduating class have been admitted to 40 top universities worldwide, including: University of British Columbia, Purdue University and University of Sydney as well as Beijing University, Tsinghua University and Renmin University.
In the many years it has been operating No. 55 has prided itself on creating a beautiful learning environment for students, with top facilities and quality. With a new renovations finished, the school is looking to expand its student population in the near future.
Pictures from the school’s graduation can be seen in our gallery here.